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The Durham Athletic Park in 1992. From the Wikipedia Commons.

October 13, 2017

Deterring Drones from Ballparks and Botanical Gardens

New grant exploring ways of deterring unwanted drones joins engineers with a AAA baseball stadium and a botanical garden

Nan Jokerst, the new Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives

October 13, 2017

Nan Jokerst Named Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives

New position will initially focus on enhancing undergraduate experience, support for women in STEM

Black dots mark gold nanoparticles that have been attracted to the surface of pressure-sensitive domes constructed by engineered bacteria.

October 09, 2017

Bacteria Self-Organize to Build Working Sensors

Bacteria with synthetic gene circuit self-assemble into working device

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The Engineer | October 11, 2017

Programmed Bacteria Build Working Electronic Sensor

Featuring Lingchong You


Wired | October 6, 2017

The Speculum Finally Gets a Modern Redesign

Featuring Nimmi Ramanujam


The Charlotte Observer | September 29, 2017

NC Legislators Mull What to Do About Chemicals in Rivers

Featuring Lee Ferguson

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